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Eva O'Connor


Height: 5’1”

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Brown

Playing age: 17-26


Selected Theatre Experience: The Friday Night EffectMags and Bricks, Overshadowed, Waiting in Line, My Name is Saoirse, Broken Chroi Heart Briste, Nuclear Family

Selected Film Experience: Locked Out, How did it come to this, Death of Fish

Selected TV Experience:  'Overshadowed' with the BBC


Accents: Dublin Cork Kerry Limerick and N.Ireland

Languages: Irish and German


Qualifications and Training

  • Nominated for Brighton Fringe Award, 2016.
  • Winner of the Fishamble Award, Dublin Fringe Festival, 2015
  • MA in Theatre Ensemble, Rose Bruford Drama School, 2014
  • Winner of First Fortnight Award, Dublin Fringe, 2014
  • Nominated for Best Performer in Dublin Fringe, 2014
  • Winner of the Jean Benedetti Award for performance, Rose Bruford, 2014
  • Winner of NSDF Commendation for performance, 2014
  • Winner of Best Emerging Artist Award, Edinburgh Fringe, 2012
  • Nominated for Best Supporting Actress, Irish Times Theatre Awards, 2010 for role of 'Cailin' in 'Broken Chroi Heart Briste'


Dance, Writing, Yoga, Climbing and Playwright



Eva is a actor and playwright, she has been acting since 2010 when she was nominated for 'Best Supporting Actress' in the Irish Times Theatre Awards for her first acting role.  She graduated from Rose Bruford drama school in 2014 London and since then she has worked consistently.  She has toured a successful one woman show‘My Name is Saoirse’ both in Ireland and abroad. Eva has a strong background in dance and is a very capable physical performer.  Her most recent play ‘Maz and Bricks’ was highly acclaimed in Dublin and Limerick recently.

She has just returned to Dublin after filming one of her plays, ‘Overshadowed’ for the BBC 3 which they plan to air later this year and will also be seen on RTE.